The Lagos State Authorities has introduced the diversion of site visitors for the upcoming All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential and Governors rallies to be held within the state at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Saturday, November 26.
State Transport Commissioner Dr. Frederic Oladeinde in a launched assertion suggested residents of the state to plan their journey round Teslim Balogun Stadium, Funsho Williams Avenue and Alhaji Masha areas in Surulere.
Oladeinde disclosed that the motion of individuals and automobiles across the affected areas could be regulated as there could be a collection of site visitors diversions for security and safety administration functions.
He stated site visitors on Funsho Williams/Western Avenue to Lagos Island shall be diverted to the specific lanes at Barracks bus cease for folks touring to Costain, Apapa, Ijora, Victoria Island, the Lagos Island and to Olumegbon for folks touring to New Areas from Lagos/Surulere.
He stated the transport commissioner stated site visitors on Funsho Williams/Western Avenue in direction of Surulere/Ojuelegba could be diverted to the expressways/stadium bridge at Alaka bus cease for folks touring to the areas from Mushin, Palm groove, Ikeja, Ojota, Ikorodu and to Bode Thomas and Eric Moore at Iponri Property for folks touring to the New Lagos/Surulere areas.
He added that vehicular site visitors on Alhaji Masha street to Akerele/Shitta junction and Funsho Williams from Olumegbon junction to Alaka could be completely restricted for security causes as solely human site visitors could be allowed.
The Transport Commissioner additional defined that automobiles carrying social gathering members and others with rally accredited stickers could be granted free parking with entry to the Nationwide Stadium solely through Alaka within the Nationwide Stadium, mentioning that these in ‘Ojuelegba/Mushin/Palmgrove on Funsho Williams could have entry to the Nationwide Stadium through U-turn at Alaka.
These from Surulere will entry the stadium through Adeniran Ogunsanya/Bode Thomas/Ogunlana Drive/Alaji Masha to attach Alaka to the Nationwide Stadium.
Directional indicators, tow automobiles and barricades could be made obtainable, additionally making certain that site visitors administration personnel shall be on standby to supply help and information motorists/pedestrians throughout rallies.
He reiterated that solely accredited automobiles, safety, emergency and important providers automobiles could have privileged entry to detour factors.
He referred to as on residents of the state to cooperate with all regulation enforcement officers tasked with finishing up their respective duties.